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Imaginary Futures TV

In this video of the book launch, Dr. Richard Barbrook talks about his book Imaginary Futures, Professor Simon Schaffer of Cambridge University responds and the audience asks questions to both of them.

Richard Barbrook introduces the book

Simon Schaffer responds and the audience asks questions

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Dr. Richard Barbrook shares his thoughts about his book with YouTube audiences.

The Imaginary Futures Book Launch

The Imaginary Futures book launch at Madame JoJo’s in London’s Soho drew a celebratory crowd of 300 on 16th May 2007. Check out the video clips below:

May Day 2007

Dr. Richard Barbrook distributes flyers for his new book Imaginary Futures at the May Day demo and rally in London.

Virtual Futures 2011

Richard Barbrook gives a lecture about Imaginary Futures for the Virtual Futures conference at the University of Warwick on 18th June, 2011.

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Beyond Capitalism

Richard Barbrook was interviewed by Indymedia at the Anarchist Bookfair on 27th October 2011.

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Interview for the Future Archive Project

This interview with Richard Barbrook about Imaginary Futures is part of the future archive project.
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New York Prophecies Presentation at de Balie in Amsterdam

Dr. Richard Barbrook speaks at the launch of Eric Kluitenberg (editor), Book of Imaginary Media: excavating the dream of the ultimate communication medium at de Balie, Amsterdam, Netherlands on 4th December, 2006.

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Dr Richard Barbrook talks about The Class of the New for Kreative Klasse – Leben und Arbeiten in Wien at Raum D/quartier 21 in Vienna, Austria, on 28th April, 2008.

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Dr Richard Barbrook talks with about Class Wargames’ performance at the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia on 28th November 2008.

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Richard Barbrook talks about Imaginary Futures at Pro-Arte, Peter & Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg, Russia on 26th November 2008. Lecture in English with Russian translation.

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